The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 21 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Perl 128 83 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.11% 5.72% 7.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.11% 9.16% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 119 71 98
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
847 906 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.52% 62.44% 66.42%
Number of salaries quoted 744 753 856
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region.

Perl Salary Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Perl Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Perl.

1 134 (73.22%) Python
2 126 (68.85%) Linux
3 88 (48.09%) Java
4 86 (46.99%) Degree
5 78 (42.62%) Bash Shell
6 69 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (37.16%) JavaScript
8 62 (33.88%) C++
9 56 (30.60%) MySQL
10 55 (30.05%) Computer Science
11 50 (27.32%) Windows
12 49 (26.78%) SQL
13 46 (25.14%) Software Engineering
14 37 (20.22%) C
15 33 (18.03%) DevOps
16 32 (17.49%) QA
17 31 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
18 28 (15.30%) SDLC
19 27 (14.75%) Data Visualisation
19 27 (14.75%) VMware
19 27 (14.75%) Visualisation
20 26 (14.21%) Bioinformatics
20 26 (14.21%) C#
21 23 (12.57%) Scrum
21 23 (12.57%) Wireless
21 23 (12.57%) Cross-Platform Development
22 22 (12.02%) Git (software)
22 22 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
22 22 (12.02%) Unix
23 21 (11.48%) Opscode Chef

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.01%) Apache
2 9 (4.92%) nginx
3 7 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.83%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.73%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.64%) Jetty
6 2 (1.09%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.09%) Drupal
6 2 (1.09%) IIS
6 2 (1.09%) WordPress
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.55%) Luigi
7 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.83%) Office 365
4 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.57%) Wireless
2 18 (9.84%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (9.29%) Bluetooth
4 13 (7.10%) 802.11
4 13 (7.10%) DNS
4 13 (7.10%) HTTP
4 13 (7.10%) LDAP
5 11 (6.01%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.92%) Internet
7 8 (4.37%) DHCP
7 8 (4.37%) SAN
8 7 (3.83%) Firewall
8 7 (3.83%) SSL
9 5 (2.73%) BGP
9 5 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (2.73%) WPA
10 4 (2.19%) SMTP
10 4 (2.19%) SNMP
10 4 (2.19%) VLAN
10 4 (2.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.60%) MySQL
2 15 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.92%) Big Data
4 8 (4.37%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.09%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (12.02%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.10%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.01%) JIRA
4 7 (3.83%) Subversion
5 5 (2.73%) Buildbot
6 4 (2.19%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.19%) Selenium
7 3 (1.64%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.09%) Ant
8 2 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.09%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.55%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.55%) Hudson
9 1 (0.55%) JUnit
9 1 (0.55%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.55%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (6.56%) Electronics
2 7 (3.83%) Finance
3 3 (1.64%) Automotive
4 2 (1.09%) Banking
4 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Law
5 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (29.51%) Developer
2 52 (28.42%) Software Engineer
3 36 (19.67%) Linux Engineer
4 29 (15.85%) Java Developer
5 26 (14.21%) Software Developer
6 25 (13.66%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (13.66%) Java Engineer
7 24 (13.11%) Java Software Engineer
8 23 (12.57%) Development Engineer
8 23 (12.57%) Software Development Engineer
9 17 (9.29%) Test Engineer
10 16 (8.74%) Java Software Developer
11 15 (8.20%) Embedded Engineer
12 14 (7.65%) Graduate
12 14 (7.65%) Programmer
12 14 (7.65%) Software Programmer
13 13 (7.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 13 (7.10%) Test Automation Engineer
14 12 (6.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 12 (6.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.38%) LAMP
1 19 (10.38%) XML
2 15 (8.20%) 802.1X
3 14 (7.65%) .NET
3 14 (7.65%) CSS
3 14 (7.65%) HTML
4 13 (7.10%) JSON
5 12 (6.56%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.46%) REST
6 10 (5.46%) Web Services
7 7 (3.83%) HTML5
7 7 (3.83%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (3.83%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (2.73%) RESTful
9 4 (2.19%) ELK Stack
9 4 (2.19%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.64%) Ajax
10 3 (1.64%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.64%) D3.js
10 3 (1.64%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (30.05%) Computer Science
2 27 (14.75%) Visualisation
3 20 (10.93%) Informatics
4 18 (9.84%) Mathematics
5 9 (4.92%) Neural Network
6 7 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.28%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.28%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.73%) Biology
8 5 (2.73%) Internet of Things
8 5 (2.73%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.19%) Grid Computing
9 4 (2.19%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.64%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (1.64%) ASIC
10 3 (1.64%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.64%) User Experience
10 3 (1.64%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 126 (68.85%) Linux
2 50 (27.32%) Windows
3 22 (12.02%) Unix
4 11 (6.01%) Android
4 11 (6.01%) CentOS
5 10 (5.46%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.92%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.37%) Mac OS X
8 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.14%) Software Engineering
3 33 (18.03%) DevOps
4 28 (15.30%) SDLC
5 27 (14.75%) Data Visualisation
6 26 (14.21%) Bioinformatics
7 23 (12.57%) Cross-Platform Development
7 23 (12.57%) Scrum
8 18 (9.84%) Automated Testing
9 17 (9.29%) Mentoring
10 15 (8.20%) Test Automation
11 11 (6.01%) Android Development
11 11 (6.01%) Manual Testing
11 11 (6.01%) Prototyping
12 10 (5.46%) Network Management
12 10 (5.46%) Test Strategy
13 9 (4.92%) Coaching
13 9 (4.92%) Computer Vision
13 9 (4.92%) Exploratory Testing
13 9 (4.92%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 134 (73.22%) Python
2 88 (48.09%) Java
3 78 (42.62%) Bash Shell
4 68 (37.16%) JavaScript
5 62 (33.88%) C++
6 49 (26.78%) SQL
7 37 (20.22%) C
8 26 (14.21%) C#
9 20 (10.93%) Ruby
10 13 (7.10%) PHP
11 10 (5.46%) Lua
12 9 (4.92%) Tcl
13 8 (4.37%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.73%) Embedded C
14 5 (2.73%) PowerShell
15 4 (2.19%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.09%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.55%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 86 (46.99%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) PhD
3 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.49%) QA
System Software
1 22 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.46%) Firmware
3 7 (3.83%) NFS
3 7 (3.83%) Samba
4 3 (1.64%) Docker
4 3 (1.64%) KVM
5 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (11.48%) Puppet
2 19 (10.38%) Ansible
2 19 (10.38%) Nagios
3 5 (2.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (2.19%) Kibana
4 4 (2.19%) logstash
4 4 (2.19%) Salt
5 2 (1.09%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (14.75%) VMware
2 17 (9.29%) Sun
3 11 (6.01%) Oracle
4 7 (3.83%) Cisco
5 5 (2.73%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.73%) Juniper
5 5 (2.73%) Serena
6 4 (2.19%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.55%) Brocade
8 1 (0.55%) IBM
8 1 (0.55%) Intel
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